Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

IIT: alumni seeks action

Over 1,000 former students of several IITs have written to the IIT Kharagpur director seeking strong action against an associate professor of social science and humanities who allegedly verbally abuse...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Covid-19: A medical and ethical challenge

The outbreak of Covid-19 has ripped open a deep-rooted ethical crisis within human society. Science seems to be clueless about a solution for this crisis. The instant success of science has trapped th...
By Nibedita P. Jena

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

A fragile existence of poets and poetry

Time, Doubt and Wonder in the Humanities: Between the Tick and the Tock By Prasanta Chakravarty, Bloomsbury, Rs 1,299 ...
By Samantak Das

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.19

Equal weight for JU tests and board scores

Jadavpur University will admit students to all its undergraduate courses in humanities giving equal weightage to the marks in the admission tests and the Class XII board exams.The nine humanities depa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Humanities at IISER-K

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K) is set to launch a humanities department on its Mohanpur campus in Nadia to widen the pool of elective subjects for students.St...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mohanpur

Education  /  Published 12.02.19

Life in a lab

The board exams are inching closer and it will soon be time to choose a discipline for higher studies. While the choice is comparatively easier — science, commerce or humanities — after Class X, i...
By Ishani Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

JU meeting on admission

The executive council of Jadavpur University will meet on March 18 to decide on the admission modalities of the humanities and engineering departments.The council, the university’s highest decision-...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.19

Calcutta teen champions arts in US

A teenager with roots in the city is changing mindsets among students in Dallas, Texas, where she lives now. Kaushiki Roy, 17, believes in giving children a choice in education. A former student of C...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta


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